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produce H ions in aqueous solution produce OH ions in aqueous solution +
H donors +
H acceptors 5 Chemistry 52 EXPERIMENT #2 Electrolyte Strength Extent of dissociation Symbols used to show extent of dissociation Particles present solution STRONG ACIDS (strong electrolytes) completely dissociated WEAK ACIDS (weak electrolytes) partially dissociated STRONG BASES (strong electrolytes) completely dissociated WEAK BASES (weak electrolytes) partially dissociated ions only mostly molecules and a few ions ions only mostly molecules and a few ions Keep in mind that strong and concentrated are not interchangeable terms when applied to acids and bases: STRONG: refers to the extent to which an acid or base dissociates in water. CONCENTRATION: describes how much of an acidic or basic compound is present in a solution. Strong acids and bases are 100% dissociated. Therefore we cannot interpret the relative acidic or basic strength among strong acids and bases. Strong acids and Strong bases have acidic and basic properties to an extreme. The s...
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